20th Türksoy Opera days due to open on September 11th

The 20th Türksoy Opera Days, which have been running since 1994 under the auspices of the TRNC Ministry of National Education and Culture, the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Türksoy and the Turkish General Directorate of State Opera and Ballet, is due to open next week.

The programme of concerts held each year in Turkey and the TRNC as part of this gala will begin with a concert in İstanbul on September 11, and close with a concert in the TRNC at the Bellapais Monastery on Wednesday, September 13.

In addition to the TRNC, artists from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey will also participate in the programme, with Soprano Laden İnce representing the TRNC.

The opera performers from these Turkic nations will present pieces from the traditional classical repertoire, as well as pieces from their native countries’ national operas, with a piano acompaniment.